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Heather Blanton’s A Lady in Defiance

About
Charles McIntyre owns everything and everyone in the lawless, godless mining town of Defiance. When three good, Christian sisters from his beloved South show up stranded, alone, and offering to open a “nice” hotel, he is intrigued enough to let them stay…especially since he sees feisty middle sister Naomi as a possible conquest. But Naomi, angry with God for widowing her, wants no part of Defiance or the saloon-owning, prostitute-keeping Mr. McIntyre. It would seem however, that God has gone to elaborate lengths to bring them together. The question is, “Why?” Does God really have a plan for each and every life?

A Lady in Defiance, loosely based on true events, is set in the majestic San Juan Mountains of Colorado. While a romance, it is also an “ensemble” piece that weaves together the relationships of the three sisters and the rowdy residents of Defiance. With a nod to Pride and Prejudice, the story is filled with surprises, plot twists, and an ending you won’t be able to guess

Review

I stumbled across this kindle book and what a find? It kind of reminded me of The Harvey Girls (Judy Garland fans anyone?) only 10 times better. There is something about Charles that is so likeable even as he takes part in some repugnant activities. And Naomi? Loved her. She was brave and fiesty without ever slipping into that annoying category. The romance here just made sense and I look forward to what the author will write next. Spiritually, I love how Naomi poors out her grief to the Lord and still trusts Him though its hard. Charles has to learn to acknowledge the Lord. And together they learn that there is much power in prayer. Great Novel. Highly Recommended!

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2 thoughts on “Heather Blanton’s A Lady in Defiance

  1. Hey, I just discovered this review of my book! Thank you so very much for reading it and reviewing it. I’m really glad you liked it! Whew, what if you hadn’t? Ha! I will be posting my book a chapter at a time over on my blog with “author’s comments.” In other words, the secrets, the stories, the fun things hidden in my story. http://heatherblantonsblog.com/ Come visit. You might also like my other blog, http://patriotsinlace.com/ Thanks again! Blessings!

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